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Tennessee High Court Upholds Dismissal of Health Care Liability Suit Without Prejudice

The Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that, in health care liability lawsuits, the obligation to disclose the number of violations of the certificate of good faith requirement does not compel any disclosure if there are no previous violations. The court …

Aon Risk Solutions, The Risk Authority Form Healthcare Risk Management Alliance

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has formed an alliance with The Risk Authority, a subsidiary of the Stanford University Medical Network, to provide clinical risk management and enterprise risk management This new alliance will …

Lawsuit Alleges Mississippi Health Center Negligent in Sexual Abuse

A woman has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a central Mississippi mental health facility failed to protect her 11-year-old son from being sexually abused by a nurse while he was a patient. The lawsuit says Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare of Mississippi, …

In Pennsylvania, New Legislation Allows Doctors to Apologize

A decade after a back-and-forth legislative battle that saw both doctors and lawyers visiting the state capitol by the hundreds – perhaps thousands – to argue for or against tort reforms that led to state law modifications in 2003, the …